Definition of lord
act in a superior and domineering manner toward (someone).
The general behavior of the sprinters - lording it over their opponents in a taunting and self-congratulatory manner - was the opposite of what the Olympics are supposed to be about: international friendship and solidarity.
confer the title of Lord upon.
Patronage from the leader of your party would be the way to get lorded .
someone or something having power, authority, or influence; a master or ruler.
The country has sent troops to help the government combat the drug lords , rightist paramilitary forces and rebel insurgents in a 40-year conflict.
used in exclamations expressing surprise or worry, or for emphasis.
Someone Save Me From These Turbulent Republicans! - Oh, Lord !
Example of lord
lord of the sea
A while back, I wondered: ‘How long can the equilibrium of technically incompetent rulers lording it over technologically advanced societies be maintained?’
Beowulf begins with a description of a lordless people and ends with another lordless people; the overall tonality is elegiac, and one of the major symbols of the poem's beginning, as of its conclusion, is the funeral of a great king.
Born premature and always small in stature, Lord John Russell served twice as prime minister.
By the Statute of Merton the lord of the manor or other owner of a village was allowed to enclose waste land for his own use only if he left adequate pasture for the villagers.
Expenses figures from Westminster show he has resumed a busy schedule in the Lords .
First, to grant his wish of being rich and powerful she makes him a drug lord in his jungle fastness.
I am lost, for I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips; yet my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts !
I held a one-woman demonstration in favor of Gay Pride in Erie, PA over 30 years ago - Lord !
Imagine writing a book about the Lord's Prayer , or the Ave Maria, or one of Shakespeare's sonnets.